Robert F. Kennedy

1925 - 1968

Robert F. Kennedy

Robert Francis Kennedy (November 20, 1925 – June 6, 1968), also referred to by his initials RFK and occasionally by the nickname Bobby, was an American politician and lawyer who served as the 64th United States Attorney General from January 1961 to September 1964, and as a U.S. Senator from New York from January 1965 until his assassination in June 1968. He was, like his brothers John and Edward, a prominent member of the Democratic Party and has come to be viewed by some historians as an icon of modern American liberalism.Kennedy was born into a wealthy, political family in Brookline, Massachusetts. After serving in the U.S. Naval Reserve from 1944 to 1946, Kennedy returned to his studies at Harvard University, graduating in 1948. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Robert F. Kennedy has received more than 14,058,637 page views. His biography is available in 68 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 527th most popular politician.

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Among politicians, Robert F. Kennedy ranks 523 out of 14,801Before him are Sergio Mattarella, Władysław II Jagiełło, Maximian, Didius Julianus, Emperor Jimmu, and Agrippina the Younger. After him are Eduard Shevardnadze, Abdulmejid II, Ernst Kaltenbrunner, Leopold II of Belgium, Pertinax, and Christian IV of Denmark.

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Among people born in 1925, Robert F. Kennedy ranks 11Before him are Yukio Mishima, Gilles Deleuze, Patrice Lumumba, Paul Newman, B.B. King, and Zygmunt Bauman. After him are Alija Izetbegović, Mahathir Mohamad, Albert Bandura, Tony Curtis, Lee Van Cleef, and Carlos Castaneda. Among people deceased in 1968, Robert F. Kennedy ranks 9Before him are Marcel Duchamp, Helen Keller, John Steinbeck, Padre Pio, Lise Meitner, and Otto Hahn. After him are Lev Landau, Konstantin Rokossovsky, Trygve Lie, George Gamow, Karl Barth, and Max Brod.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Robert F. Kennedy ranks 155 out of 12,171Before him are Sharon Tate (1943), Vin Diesel (1967), David Rockefeller (1915), B.B. King (1925), Brad Pitt (1963), and Jon Voight (1938). After him are Humphrey Bogart (1899), Gene Cernan (1934), Walt Whitman (1819), John Rawls (1921), Steve McQueen (1930), and James Monroe (1758).

Among POLITICIANS In United States

Among politicians born in United States, Robert F. Kennedy ranks 29Before him are Lyndon B. Johnson (1908), Sitting Bull (1831), Barack Obama (1961), Dick Cheney (1941), Gerald Ford (1913), and John Adams (1735). After him are James Monroe (1758), Andrew Jackson (1767), James Madison (1751), Herbert Hoover (1874), Ulysses S. Grant (1822), and Jerry Brown (1938).